Tribute 669

At a shade under six metres long, the Tribute 669 is compact enough for everyday use but sufficiently spacious for four people to travel and sleep in comfort. As one of Tribute's van conversion motorhomes, the Tribute 669 will fit on most standard driveways – saving on expensive storage fees – and is compact enough to use as a practical everyday vehicle for active families.

Tribute 670

The award-winning Tribute 670 is another of Tribute's compact but versatile converted van motorhomes, with the everyday practicality to function as a sole vehicle for active couples.

At just 5.99m long, the 670 slots easily into compact pitches and parking spaces, yet still packs in all the facilities of a larger vehicle – including a full shower, WC and practical kitchen. Daily driver or weekend getaway vehicle: the Tribute 670 fulfils both roles with style and flair.

Tribute 680

The forward-facing seats enable the 680 to carry four people in safety while the open plan rear lounge and double rear doors make it a flexible load-carrier as well as a luxury long-range tourer.

With a pair of long lounge seats, the rear living space will seat six in comfort, and when it’s time to retire, this roomy sleeping compartment provides a truly enormous transverse double.

Tribute 615

One of the most compact of the Tribute coachbuilt range, the 615 adopts the classic end kitchen layout for a space-efficient, light and airy open-plan living space.

The aerodynamic bodyshell combines perfectly with Fiat’s agile Ducato platform and with its large kitchen and spacious lounge, the 615 is the perfect option for sociable couples who enjoy entertaining on site.

Tribute 620

Built on the same compact 6.3 metre platform as the 615, in Hi-Line configuration, the Tribute 620 is a genuine multi-berth motorhome with four berths and four belted travelling seats.

Built on Fiat’s wide track chassis for extra stability, the 620 comes with the refined 130bhp MultiJet II engine. Like the rest of the Tribute coachbuilt range, standard equipment includes 6-speed gearbox, ABS brakes, remote control central locking, a panoramic rooflight, colour reversing camera, fitted microwave and removable carpets.

Tribute 625

The Tribute 625 is a firm favourite in the UK – a large end lounge layout complete with panoramic windows on three sides – within a compact 6.3 metre platform.

The aerodynamic bodyshell combines perfectly with Fiat’s agile Ducato platform and with its welcoming rear lounge, the 625 is an ideal option for sociable couples who enjoy company on their holidays. Fiat Comfort-Matic transmission option available on 130bhp, 147bhp and 177bhp engines.

Tribute 715

The Tribute 715 is an incredibly flexible multi-berth motorhome offering accommodation for up to six people.

Despite its longer chassis, the 715’s aerodynamic bodyshell combines well with Fiat’s refined 130bhp MultiJet II engine and with its spacious accommodation, the 715 makes a perfect touring base for active families.

Tribute 720

Designed with two distinct lounging areas, the spacious Tribute 720 gives children and parents their own dedicated zones.

Up front, behind the cab seats, there’s an ample lounge-diner with seating for up to five people with the swivel cab seats rotated. At the rear of the vehicle, there’s a second lounge – which makes a perfect little playroom.

Tribute 726

The all-new 726 is the second model in the expanding Tribute range to offer six berths and six belted travelling seats for greater flexibility.

Cube construction with steel bracing provides a stronger and stiffer connection between chassis and habitation compartment for a quieter interior on the road, while Grade 3 insulation throughout maintains a cosy and comfortable environment inside, when it’s cold outside.

The 726’s aerodynamic bodyshell is well matched with Fiat’s refined 130bhp multijet II engine, for an agile drive and smooth ride.

Tribute 736

Making its debut last year, the Tribute 736 provides two distinct living spaces for parents and children.

Built on Fiat’s 7.25 metre wider track chassis for extra stability, standard equipment includes 6-speed gearbox, ABS brakes, remote control central locking, a panoramic rooflight, colour reversing camera, fitted microwave and removable carpets.

The excellent value Driver’s Pack adds metallic paint, ESC traction control and hill descent assistance, cruise control, cab air conditioning and a passenger airbag

V-Line 540 SE

The award-winning V-Line 540 SE is the most compact motorhome in the Auto-Trail range – making it the ideal vehicle for those who appreciate the little luxuries in life.

At a shade over 5.4 metres long, the 540 van conversion will fit on most standard driveways – saving on expensive storage fees – and is compact enough to use as a practical everyday vehicle for active couples.

V-Line 610 SE

The V-Line 610 SE is a ‘stretched’ edition of the compact 540, with the extra space dedicated to an extended lounge diner and double bed.

With a brace of long lounge seats, the extended rear living area will seat six in comfort, and when it’s time to turn in for the night, this roomy sleeping compartment offers a choice of generous 6ft 3in twin beds or a generous double.

V-Line 635 SE

The V-Line 635 takes the most attractive features of its smaller stablemates and brings them together in a slightly longer compact vehicle. So the super-sized bed from the 610 SE sits behind the spacious lounge from the 605 SE – creating ample space for entertaining in two distinct habitation areas.

The 635 allows you to entertain friends for dinner before sinking back into a large double or two spacious single beds without re-arranging the front lounge.

V-Line 636 SE

The 636 SE combines a large rear lounge and a dinette with two additional forward-facing belted seats for additional passenger-carrying capacity. At the end of a day's activity, the rear seats quickly become a spacious and comfortable transverse double bed, leaving you refreshed for whatever tomorrow brings.


V-Line Sport Pack

The new 2018 V-Line ‘Sports Pack’ not only adds premium comfort to your V-Line leisure vehicle, innovative touches such as the external shower point and gas BBQ point makes your touring voyage become even more enjoyable.

The V-Line range once again raises the bar with elegant design and compact, manoeuvrable versatility.

V-Line Sport Pack V-Line Sport Pack Floorplan
Imala 615

This supremely comfortable and cosy living space is built on the compact 3.5 metre chassis and is perfect for couples who want a refined, manoeuvrable, ‘go-anywhere’ motorhome for weekends and longer trips.

The opportunities to up-spec the 615 are ample: from a comprehensive suite of audio-visual equipment in the Media Pack to several engine upgrades and Comfort-Matic sequential transmission.

Imala 620

The Imala 620 shares the compact 3.5 metre chassis with the 615, but introduces a choice of layouts and berths to suit both couples and families.

In Lo-Line format, the 620 offers two berths and four travel seats to carry additional passengers in safety, while in Hi-Line guise, the overcab double bed transforms the 620 into a viable five-berth family vehicle.


Imala 625

The Imala 625 is the perfect space to kick back and relax after a long day on the road, or an exciting afternoon exploring the local surroundings. Sink into the sumptuous Iris upholstery while supper simmers on the gas hob, or take a refreshing shower in the spacious washroom behind the cab seats.


Imala 715

Built on the 4 metre Fiat Ducato chassis, the Imala 715 employs the extra length to incorporate a fixed ‘French bed’ and large front lounge for separate living and sleeping spaces without the need to climb a ladder to get into bed.

In Lo-Line format, it’s a generous couples’ van with the potential for extra guests to sleep over, and in Hi-Line configuration with the half dinette option, it’s a genuine four-berth with a comfy lounge/diner that will seat up to five.


Imala 720

Another firm favourite with families due to its flexible seating and accommodation, the Imala 720 combines a sizeable lounge-diner with seating for up to five people with the swivel cab seats rotated and there’s a second substantial lounge at the rear of the vehicle.

In Hi-Line configuration, the 720 will sleep up to six, with belted travel seats for four, making it a superb all-rounder for family adventures.

Imala 730

The Imala 730 takes a luxury layout usually associated with bigger, more expensive motorhomes and combines it with practical multi-berth options to create an affordable motorhome that really does offer the best of both worlds.

Ideal for grandparents who want to take the grandchildren with them on holiday and perfect for shared multi-generational ownership.

Imala 732

The 732 is the first of the award-winning Imala range to feature a transverse island bed, winning Practical Motorhome's Best Family Motorhome. This elegant and practical layout gives you more space and flexibility all at 3500kgs, so it not only looks fantastic, but it’s a great drive too, whatever licence you hold.

Built using Auto-Trail’s fully bonded construction technique, the Imala 732 is robust and reliable, offering you the luxurious experience that you’ve come to expect.

Imala 734

Providing luxurious fixed bed accommodation for couples along with doubling up as a generous family multi-berth is what the Imala 734 does best. In Lo-Line configuration it’s a dedicated couples’ vehicle with acres of living space and two generous fixed singles beds in the rear bedroom.

But in Hi-Line guise, with an extra overcab double bed and a half dinette option behind the cab seats, it’s a genuine four-berth with plenty of living space for the whole family.

An authentic all-rounder with the versatility to meet the needs of the current generation of motorhomers - and the next.

Tracker RS

Flexibility is key in the compact yet accommodating Tracker RS. The opposing lounge settees can be converted into comfortable twin singles, or into a super-spacious transverse double for a restful night's sleep.


Tracker EKS

With room for as many as eight people to sit in comfort in its huge, uncluttered lounge, the Tracker EKS is the perfect layout for people who love making friends while travelling.

Bring the rotating cab seats into play, and guests can relax in the lounge while the chef prepares snacks or a more substantial meal in the generous end kitchen.

Specify the Hi-Line option with the overcab double, and after a late night, you can sink into a comfy bed without re-configuring the lounge or clearing the kitchen.

Tracker FB

Built on the 4-metre Fiat Ducato chassis, the Tracker FB uses its longer bodyshell to excellent effect by combining a fixed rear ‘French bed’ with an airy front lounge for separate living and sleeping spaces.

As a lo-line motorhome, it’s a roomy couples’ vehicle with the potential for extra guests to sleep over in the front lounge; while in hi-line configuration with the half dinette option, it’s a genuine four-berth, with a comfy lounge/diner that will seat up to five.

The corner washroom and shower alongside the fixed bed gives the FB an ‘ensuite’ feel while the L-shaped kitchen is located centrally, opposite the wardrobe, reinforcing the distinction between bedroom and lounge areas.

Tracker RB

The longest model in the Tracker range, the RB makes good use of its 7.6 metre body to accommodate a transverse fixed island bed with full access from both sides.

Inside this large motorhome, the centrally located washroom and kitchen separate the dedicated sleeping area from the front lounge, which will comfortably seat five yet can be converted into a second double bed for occasional guests.

Excellent as both as a Hi-Line and Lo-Line motorhome; specify the Hi-Line version with the half dinette option and a luxurious couples’ van is transformed into a family-friendly multi-berth with the provision of additional belted travel seats and an overcab double bed.

Tracker LB

The 7.6m Tracker LB is well-appointed and elegant. The ideal vehicle for sociable travellers who love to invite guests to share the fun, the large motorhome features an external BBQ point for quick and easy al-fresco dining, and a spacious interior for indoor entertaining when the weather is cooler.

Innovative touches, such as the new combined control system make running your motorhome a breeze, leaving you more time for the things you enjoy.

Apache 632

The Apache 632 marries a wider 4ft 6in fixed rear bed layout with a generous front lounge and a practical, spacious L-shaped kitchen with improved storage thanks to the introduction of a space-efficient slimline fridge freezer.

The ample front lounge will seat five and converts to a generous double bed to put up guests. The Hi-Line variant provides two further beds in the overcab and the half dinette option offers two more belted travelling seats. Ideal for couples planning a long distance European tour, the full-width storage under the transverse fixed bed is accessible from both sides and its space can be increased still further by specifying the high bed option.
Apache 634

With a desirable rear lounge layout, the Apache 634 is an estabilished favourite. Available in both Hi-Line and Lo-Line variants, couples and families alike will find this a roomy and attractive motrohome.

The cab seats can be fully rotated - ideal for taking a break on a long journey, or enjoying lunch on a weekend trip.


Apache 700

With double beds front and rear, a generous kitchen and distinct living areas for children and parents, the Apache 700 adds up to an adaptable family-friendly tourer with the potential to sleep and seat six in Hi-Line configuration.


Frontier Dakota

Built on a 4.5-metre Al-Ko wide-track chassis, the Frontier Dakota makes the most of its extended bodyshell by combining a fixed rear ‘French bed’ with a full-width end washroom behind the sleeping area to maximise privacy and pamper room.


Frontier Serrano

The new Frontier Serrano includes a wide 4ft 6in fixed rear bed with a sizeable front lounge on a 4.5 metre Al-Ko chassis. An uprated gross vehicle weight to 4500kgs creates a versatile long distance cruiser with huge carrying capacity.


Frontier Delaware

The coachbuilt Frontier Delaware takes an uncompromised luxury layout for couples and makes it even better. The separate washroom and walk-in shower compartment ahead of a generous island double bed give you more space to relax, de-stress and unwind.


Frontier Delaware S

The defining feature of the new Frontier Delaware ‘S’ is an almost entirely separate rear bedroom with a choice of 6ft 1in long twin fixed single beds or a ‘king-sized’ double.

The epitome of luxury, this high-end motorhome has all there is to offer when it comes to a home from home experience.


Frontier Scout

The strong point of this popular model of the Frontier range is a supremely versatile layout that fulfils multiple roles with the minimum of fuss. Popular with the more sociable motorhomer, the Scout appeals to those who frequently invite family and friends on their travels.

In Lo-Line configuration, with just two on board, it’s a luxurious cruiser for two with a potentially semi-permanent rear double or two generous single beds and separate living area.

But with the extended family in mind, the Scout will easily accommodate four and – in Hi-Line guise – up to six while offering a large rear lounge where everyone can gather to enjoy a sociable night in; making the Scout the ultimate in family motorhomes.

Frontier Comanche

Incorporating all the best features of its stablemates: large island bed, new walk-in shower, larger washroom and WC, a superbly equipped L-shaped kitchen and spacious front lounge seating up to seven, in spec terms the Comanche covers all bases.

Built on the market-leading Fiat Ducato platform, with an uprated 5000kg Al-Ko heavy duty chassis, the Comanche comes with the extra power and refinement of Fiat’s 2.3 litre 177bhp MultiJet II engine as standard.

Equally at home trackside at Le Mans or cruising along the boulevards of Le Touquet, the Comanche large motorhome is a truly uncompromising luxury leisure vehicle for extended tours at home or overseas.

Frontier Comanche S

The Comanche ‘S’ shares the same DNA with its twin-axle sibling: large front lounge with seating for up to seven, spacious L-shaped kitchen and larger washroom and separate WC spanning the central aisle of the coachbuilt motorhome.


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Frontier Scout review | Practical Motorhome

Published on Thursday 23rd November 2017

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Refreshed for 2017, Auto-Trail's popular Frontier Scout brings end-lounge luxury and accommodation for six on an 8m footprint – do the numbers add up?


Overview

At this length, the Auto-Trail Frontier Scout is unique

Auto-Trail’s classic Scout received various tweaks as part of updates to the wider Frontier range for 2017. In come a new rear panel with LED light clusters, an improved rear window and a wind-out awning that’s recessed into the roofline.


Available since 1990, the Scout still sports the same layout: rear-lounge with offside front dinette. From 6.71m-long in 1990, though, the Scout has grown to 8.04m, and is available in two flavours: Lo-Line (low-profile four-berth) or Hi-Line (overcab six-berth). Keen to find out whether the latest Scout fully lives up to its marketing blurb – “... [it] performs multiple roles with the minimum of fuss” – we took a Hi-Line version to Lincolnshire’s tranquil Woodhall Country Park.


Design

Styling-wise, the overcab isn’t too pronounced. A panel running along the bottom of both sides of the ’van hides items such as the electric hook-up. All external doors have securing clips except the habitation door.

Frontier Scout


On the road

All Frontier models weigh over 3500kg. The Scout comes in at 4500kg, so is only for those who have C1 driving licence entitlement. Fortunately, this model also has Fiat’s 147bhp Ducato engine as standard – a real help, even in the gentle Lincolnshire Wolds. The driver’s seat sits in front of a rear-facing settee, but there was no problem with leg-space.


Lounging & dining

Open the habitation door and there’s a grab handle to ease you in. This is placed under a tall, slim mirror that has three cubbyholes next to it where you can leave keys.

The houndstooth seat covers and light-grey geometric patterns on the curtains proved popular with our testers, while the front full dinette with two forward-facing travel seats (the two rear-facing seats can be upgraded with belts as a £550 cost option) seemed roomy. That said, there are no heating vents under the clip-on table. But the area is well lit with a rooflight, an Omnivent, two spotlights and a striplight.

The rear lounge is very comfortable, with a second table (that easily seats four) stowed on the other side of the washroom door. You get plenty of light here from another rooflight. There are four spotlights, although one would be obscured if you fitted a TV to the bracket in the nearside front corner.

Auto-Trail clearly still believes that ‘home is where the hearth is’, even if the Truma Ultraheat here is technically in a corridor.

There is a usefully wide windowsill behind the settee, but the only mains sockets are behind the TV.

One locker is a cocktail cabinet, here located in the rear lounge where it is more likely to be used, rather than in the kitchen where you might disturb the cook.


Kitchen

The only kitchen workspace comes between the large sink with drainer and the four-burner dual-fuel hob. There are two sockets here. An elegant curved cupboard by the entrance hides three shelves. Next to this is a sensibly sized condiment shelf by a column of two drawers and a cupboard. Then there’s the oven and grill. Up above are two lockers and another for the Daewoo microwave.


It gets better: on the other side of the entrance, there’s a big, 175-litre Dometic fridge with a cool drawer that will delight bon viveurs. The control lights for it are visible to whoever is using the otherwise comfortable double bed in the rear lounge.


Sleeping

That rear-lounge double is made up from caravan-style roll-out slats that we felt needed a little care when pulling out. The overcab bed lacks a side window, but the area doesn’t feel claustrophobic. The rear double bed is 2.08 x 1.95m (6’8” x 6’4”) or can be used as 1.95 x 0.7m (6’4” x 2’3”) singles. Meanwhile, the front double bed measures 1.85 x 1.04m (6’1” x 3’4”) and that in the overcab is 1.89 x 1.18m (6’2” x 4’0”).


Washroom

Entering the washroom requires a step up, so take care. The area includes a large separate shower, while the small washbasin has a nicely racked cupboard above it, another below and a lit mirror in front of it. There is a screened rooflight in the washroom, as well as one heating vent.


Storage

Outside, the rear locker is accessible from both sides, but isn’t really big enough for bikes. Although it’s lit, it has no heating vents, despite visible ducting. That panel around the bottom also hides another locker space, ideal for anything you might not mind being partially exposed to the elements. Back inside, the underseat areas in the front dinette are clear, as are the front parts of the rear underseat areas, which have their own door.


Verdict

Its size and price may sound hefty but at this length, the Auto-Trail Frontier Scout is unique. Stylish inside and out, and packing plenty of kit, this motorhome offers super-comfortable touring for well-heeled buyers.


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